1984 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s|
|Years:||1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987|
||Pierre Werner (until 20 July)
Jacques Santer (from 20 July)
|Deputy Prime Minister
||Colette Flesch (until 20 July)
Jacques Poos (from 20 July)
|President of the Chamber of Deputies||Léon Bollendorff|
|President of the Council of State||François Goerens|
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Lydie Polfer|
January – March
- 8 February - American Vice President George H. W. Bush begins a two-day official visit to Luxembourg.
- 24 February – Luxembourgish is declared to be the 'national language' of Luxembourg, and one of the three official languages, alongside French and German.
April – June
- 5 May – Luxembourg City hosts the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 after Corinne Hermès's victory the previous year. Representing Luxembourg, Sophie Carle finishes tenth with the song 100% d'amour.
- 17 June – Legislative and European elections are held. The LSAP increases its representation in the Chamber of Deputies by half.
July – September
- 20 July – Pierre Werner resigns his position as Prime Minister to retire from politics. Jacques Santer forms a new government, with Jacques Poos as his deputy.
October – December
- 18 October - Luxembourger Marcel Mart becomes President of the European Court of Auditors.
- 24 December - A law is passed creating a new system of automatically indexing wages and benefits to inflation.
- 3 June – Prince Félix of Luxembourg
- 30 August – Jeff Henckels, archer
- 3 September – David Fiegen, athlete
- 29 June – Victor Bodson, politician
- 29 August – Camille Ney, politician
- 4 October - Albert Berchem, politician
- Thewes (2006), p. 202
- Thewes (2006), p. 204
- Thewes (2006), p. 207
- (French) Thewes, Guy (2006). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (2006 ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 978-2-87999-156-6. Retrieved 12 December 2009.